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Close up shot of a fried egg in a spatula and a young man covering his face with another spatula.
Photographer: Mihail Novakov, Student work

University of the Arts London can award research and taught degrees and acts as validating and awarding body for a number of arts institutions both in the UK and internationally.

Register of collaborative provision

Updated October 2021

UAL identifies collaborative provision to be part of educational provision, leading or contributing to academic credit or a qualification of a degree-awarding body, delivered, supported, or assessed through an arrangement with a partner organisation. University of the Arts London works in collaboration with the following partners:

Falmouth University

Location: Falmouth, UK
Course: Research Degrees
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.falmouth.ac.uk

Norwich University of the Arts

Location: Norwich, UK
Course: Research Degrees
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.nua.ac.uk

Arts University Bournemouth

Location: Bournemouth, UK
Course: Research Degrees
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.aub.ac.uk

University for the Creative Arts

Location: UK
Course: Research Degrees
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.uca.ac.uk

South Essex College of Further and Higher Education

Location: Southend-On-Sea, UK
Courses: BA (Hons) Costume Construction, BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration: Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration: Illustration, BA (Hons) Interior Design, BA (Hons) Fine Art, BA (Hons) Digital Animation, BA (Hons) Film and Television Production, BSc (hons) Games Design, BA (Hons) Fashion Media and Promotion, FdA & BA (Hons) Hair and Make-Up Design and Application for Production and BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Top-up).
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.southessex.ac.uk

Greater Brighton Metropolitan  College

Location: Brighton, UK
Courses: BA (Hons) Music Production, BA (Hons) Music Performance, BA (Hons) Music Business and Management, BA (Hons) Photography, BA (Hons) Make-Up and Hair for Theatre and Media, BA (Hons) Fine Art, BA (Hons) Prop Making and Special Effects, BA (Hons) Costume for Performance and Film, BA (Hons) Production Design for Stage and Screen, BA (Hons) Technical Theatre Production, BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Dance and Professional Practice, BA (Hons) Musical Theatre, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Illustration, BA (Hons) Textile Design, BA (Hons) Fashion Design
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.gbmc.ac.uk

London Contemporary Dance School

Location: London, UK
Courses: BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance, MA Screendance, MA Expanded Dance Practice
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.lcds.ac.uk

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

Location: Singapore
Courses: BA (Hons) Design Practice, BA (Hons) Performance Making, B A (Hons) Fine Art
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.nafa.edu.sg

Hong Kong University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Location: Hong Kong, China
Courses: MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice and MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise
Collaboration: Franchise
Website: hkuspace.hku.hk

Birkbeck, University of London

Location: London, UK
Courses: MBA
Collaboration: Joint Degree
Website: www.bbk.ac.uk

Kyoto Institute of Technology

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Courses: MA Global Collaborative Design Practice
Collaboration: Joint Degree
Website: www.kit.ac.jp

Register of accreditation or recognition by professional, statutory and regulatory bodies

Updated October 2021

The University also works with a range of professional, statutory and regulatory bodies to provide a small number of courses with university and professional body accreditation.

University of the Arts London works with the following professional, statutory and regulatory bodies:

Central Saint Martins

Course: BA (Hons) Architecture
Body: Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
Website: www.architecture.com

Course: BA (Hons) Architecture
Body: Architects Registration Board
Website: www.arb.org.uk

Chelsea College of Art

Course: FdA Interior Design
Body: Chartered Society of Designers (CSD)
Website: www.csd.org.uk

London College of Communication

Course: BA (Hons) Public Relations and MA Public Relations
Body: Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
Website: www.cipr.co.uk

Course: MA Screenwriting
Body: Creative Skillset
Website: creativeskillset.org/who_we_help/training_educators/tick_course_accreditation

Course: BA (Hons) Advertising, MA Advertising
Body: Institute of Data and Marketing
Website: www.theidm.com

Course: BA (Hons) Sound Arts
Body: Joint Audio Media Education Services
Website: www.jamesonline.org.uk

London College of Fashion

Course: BSc (Hons) Fashion Management, MSc Strategic Fashion Management and Executive MBA (Fashion)
Body: Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Website: www.managers.org.uk

Course: MSc Strategic Fashion Management
Body: The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Web: www.cimaglobal.com

Course: BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing
Body: The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
Website: www.cim.co.uk

Course: MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion, BSc Psychology of Fashion
Body: The British Psychological Society (BPS)
Website: www.bps.org.uk/psychologists/accreditation

Course: BA (Hons) Buying and Merchandising
Body: The Textile Institute
Website: www.textileinstitute.org

Course: BA (Hons) Fashion Visual Merchandising and Branding
Body: British Display Society (BDS)
Website: britishdisplaysociety.co.uk/training/fashion-vm-display-courses

Learning and Teaching Exchange

Course: MA Academic Practice (specific units)
Body: The Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Website: www.heacademy.ac.uk